Reading The Little Prince as an adult was such a strange experience. I remember reading this as a kindergarten, my mother gave me a copy and insisted I read it, and I only remember hating it, and that it made me cry. In grade 1, I remember telling my mom how I wanted to be an astronaut so I could travel to Asteroid B-612 and I wanted to have a fox. I also remember laughing a few times. The almost condescending attitude towards adults and the jokes at their expense makes this book appealing to kids since they can relate to being baffled by grown-ups. But as I’m laughing at the crazy adults and the crazy things they do, I had to stop for a second as it sank in that I do those crazy things, too. I found myself reflecting on the deeper story behind this prince and his adorable travels to different planets. The little prince’s complete bewilderment at the behavior of adults challenged the way I think in so many ways.Continue reading “The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in 24 Different Languages | #FridayReads”
In this digital age, we don’t receive much snail mail anymore. Don’t get me wrong, texts and emails are wonderful and speedy, but they are not as enduring and lovely as a handwritten letter on pretty stationary that you can hold and keep forever. AND I TERRIBLY MISS IT!Continue reading “Letters From Afar: Travel the World Through Letters”
My boyfriend asked what I wanted for my birthday – I couldn’t think of anything at that time. Then I remembered wanting to adopt a koala back in 2019 after the bushfire that burnt nearly three billion terrestrial vertebrates alone – the vast majority being reptiles. And some endangered species were believed to be driven to extinction.Continue reading “How to Adopt a Rescued Koala in Australia”
The coronavirus pandemic has canceled and postponed countless travel plans, I had 5 internationals and 3 of which were already booked as early as 2019. Despite the challenges posed by this virus, there are companies that try to ease our cravings to travel.Continue reading “How to Become a Lord or Lady without Leaving the Philippines”
Searching for a sweet Valentine’s Day gift that won’t break the bank? This year, skip the chocolates and teddy bear, and show your beau just how much they mean to you with a sentimental present they’ll never see coming: A compilation of love notes from around the world!